Fully Funded PAPSSN 3rd Mobility Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2024-25

The Fully Funded PAPSSN 3rd Mobility Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme is open to Africans. The Pan-African Planetary and Space Science Network (PAPSSN) invites applications from African nationals for scholarships in Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space and Planetary Science, Planetary Geology, and Remote Sensing. The overarching objective of the PAPSSN is to promote the education of young scientists who will meet the requirements of the large Planetary and Space Science projects expected to remain active for the next 20 years.

These scholarships are jointly administered by five (5) African partner institutions, where selected students and staff can engage in postgraduate studies, research, teaching or training. The African partners include:

  • Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) – Botswana;
  • Addis Ababa University (AAU) – Ethiopia;
  • Copperbelt University (CBU) – Zambia;
  • The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) – Nigeria; and
  • University of Witwatersrand (Wits) – South Africa

 

Fully Funded PAPSSN 3rd Mobility Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2024-25

Summary

Deadline: 20 June 2024

Study in: BotswanaEthiopiaZambiaNigeriaSouth Africa

Providers: Space in Africa

Study Level: MastersPostgraduate

Area of Study: Astrophysics , Astronomy , Space and Planetary Science , Planetary Geology , Remote Sensing

 

Eligibility

  • Eligible candidates for the scholarship available in this first call of PAPSSN are all African nationals and residents, registered or having obtained a degree in one of the Higher Education Institutions, members of the PAPSSN consortium; and
  • Previous and current recipients of intra-ACP or intra-Africa scholarships are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

 

Benefits of Fully Funded PAPSSN 3rd Mobility Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme

It will provide a return air ticket and visa costs, participation costs such as tuition fees, registration and service fees, insurance (health, accident, travel), settling-in allowance, monthly stipends and a contribution towards the research costs associated with student mobility of ten (10) months or longer. Furthermore, the PAPSSN consortium is committed to offering 50% of its scholarships to women and candidates from disadvantaged or marginalized groups.

 

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